The Knights six-game PCAC winning streak was snapped by visiting Imperial Valley on Friday night as the Arabs defeated City, 88-72.
Sophomore guard Stephon Lamar poured in 30 points on 10-of-19 shooting to lead the Knights to an 84-71 victory over visiting Palomar.
The Knights (9-4, 3-0 PCAC) used an 18-0 run in the second half to pull away from Cuyamaca and win, 81-60, on Wednesday night. Four Knights scored in double figures as they extended their winning streak to four.
SDCC men's basketball player Menas Stephens has been named Men's Athlete of the Week by the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference.
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For the second straight game, the SDCC men's basketball team had to make a defensive stop on the final possession in order to secure a victory. On Friday, it was the Mesa Olympians that they held off for the 80-77 overtime win at the Harry West Gymnasium.
Sophomore forward Menas Stephens had 18 points and 18 rebounds, including the final three points of the game as Knights outlasted the Grossmont Griffins, 80-77, in the opening game of the PCAC season.
The Knights had another successful tournament appearance last weekend at the Neil Edwards Classic on the campus of Citrus College as they won two of three games. The Knights have played in three tournaments so far this season and have won 2-of-3 at all three.
After finishing in second place at Ventura College's We Play Hard Tournament, the Knights came home for their sixth annual Knights Invitational tournament this past weekend. They advanced to the championship game after defeating Cypress and Grossmont, but fell to Citrus, 107-91, who won the tournament for the fifth consecutive year.
Men's Basketball player Stephon Lamar was named Pacific Coast Athletics Conference Men's Athlete of the Week for the week ending on November 13.
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The SDCC men's basketball will host the sixth annual Knights Invitational, an 8-team tournament, from November 18-20. Citrus College, the 4-time defending champion of the tournament, will play Porterville College in the first game of the weekend on Friday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m.
The Knights, who are coming off a second place finish at Ventura College's We Play Hard Tournament, will play their first game of the Knights Invitational against Cypress at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18.